Genista monosperma

Genista monosperma, also known as Weeping Bridal Veil, is a hardy and drought-tolerant shrub that produces a profusion of white pea shaped flowers in spring and summer. This low-maintenance plant is ideal for dry and sandy soils and coastal gardens. It has an upright growth habit and can reach up to 4 metres in height, making it a great option for adding height and structure to a garden. The small, evergreen leaves and striking flowers make it a great addition to coastal gardens. It can also be used in erosion control and is a food source for butterflies and bees.



Height: Up to 4 metres.

Width: Up to 3 metres.

Aspect: Prefers full sun, can tolerate some light shade.

Flowers: Produces masses of white scented pea-shaped fragrant flowers in early spring and summer.

Uses: Popular as an ornamental/feature plant. It can also be used in erosion control and has some medicinal uses. The plant is also known for its ability to fix nitrogen in the soil.


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